Akron vs. Northern Illinois: Recap and Stats

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Akron vs. Northern Illinois: Recap and Stats
Akron 68
(11-4, 3-4 away)
Northern Illinois 53
(3-11, 2-4 home)
Venue: Convocation Center (IL)
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Akron 36 32 68
Northern Illinois 24 29 53
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Akron Z Marshall 12 D Treadwell 6 A Abreu 5
Northern Illinois A Nader 13 A Bolin 4 T Baker 1

Akron squared off with Northern Illinois on Saturday, January 12th and punished the Huskies 68-53 in MAC action. The Zips were led by Reggie McAdams, who got a season-high 20 points on 100% shooting in 15 minutes. Demetrius Treadwell also had a solid outing, scoring 11 points and adding nine rebounds. Kevin Gray got four points and four rebounds for the Huskies. Akron (11-4, 2-0 MAC) takes on Ball State (7-7, 1-1 MAC) on Wednesday, January 16th at home.

Akron Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:20 left to go.
  • Akron started 11-4 during the 2009 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Northern Illinois extended the Akron winning streak to 7 games.
  • Akron beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Zips have beaten the spread.
  • Akron has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) when its had a field goal percentage of 47.8% or better.
  • Akron has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 53 or fewer total points.
  • Akron has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 32.7% field goal percentage.
  • This season Akron has won 83% of the time (5-1) when Nick Harney has 12 points or more and 77% of the time (10-3) when Alex Abreu has 4 assists or more.
  • Akron set a season low for assists.
  • The Zips have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 8 games.
  • The top two scorers (Reggie McAdams and Nick Harney) accounted for 47.0% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Demetrius Treadwell and Nick Harney) accounted for 42.1% of the rebounds.
  • Demetrius Treadwell has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 15 games this season.
  • Nick Harney has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Reggie McAdams's career.

Northern Illinois Game Notes

  • Northern Illinois lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Darrell Bowie recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Darrell Bowie and Abdel Nader) accounted for 43.3% of the points.
  • Abdel Nader has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Kevin Gray.
AKR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Reggie McAdams152010100
AD. Treadwell311192022
BDeji Ibitayo201120101
BNick Harney271270023
B-Zeke Marshall20660001
C+Pat Forsythe12311020
C+Brian Walsh15331101
CAlex Abreu32224104
D+Jake Kretzer20022101
-C. Betancourt8000000
NIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Kevin Gray12440110
BDarrell Bowie261350100
BAksel Bolin10331201
C+A. Christian21730001
CKeith Gray20640103
CAbdel Nader281040206
CTravon Baker19023100
CSam Mader11400000
C-Akeem Springs16600102
DDaveon Balls21020000
DMike Davis12010000
-J.J. Cravatta3000000

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